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How to Teach R: Common mistakes

  by Garrett Grolemund Would you like to teach people to use R? If so, I would like to jump-start your efforts. I'm one half of RStudio's education team, and I've taught thousands of people to use R, usually in face-to-face workshops. Over time, I've come to appreciate that teaching R in a short workshop [...]

Three Tips for Training Excel Users in R

by Merav Yuravlivker, CEO of Data Society “I’m not a coder” or “I was never good at math” is a frequent refrain I hear when I ask professionals about their data analysis skills. Through popular culture and stereotypes, most people who don’t have a background in programming automatically underestimate their ability to create amazing things [...]

January ’17 Tips and Tricks

by Sean Lopp This month's collection of Tips and Tricks comes from an excellent talk given at the 2017 RStudio::Conf in Orlando by RStudio Software Engineer Kevin Ushey. The slides from his talk are embedded below and cover features from autocompletion to R Markdown shortcuts. Use the left and right arrow keys to change slides. [...]

December ’16 RStudio Tips and Tricks

by Sean Lopp Here is this month’s collection of RStudio Tips and Tricks. Thank you to those who responded to last month’s post; many of your tips are included below! Be sure to subscribe to @rstudiotips on Twitter for more. This month’s tips fall into two categories: Keyboard Shortcuts and Easier R Markdown Keyboard Shortcuts [...]

Writing Good R Code and Writing Well

by Joseph Rickert If you are aspiring to write good R code, you may find it helpful to occasionally spend some time reading about writing: reading about writing R code, and reading about writing about R code that you’ve written. (If you write some excellent R code, you will likely have the opportunity to write [...]

RStudio IDE Easy Tricks You Might’ve Missed

by Sean Lopp The RStudio IDE reached version 1.0 this month. The IDE has come a long way since the initial release 5 and a half years ago. Many major features have been built: projects, package building tools, notebooks. During that same period, often hidden in the shadows, a growing list of smaller features has [...]

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